Gould, D., Greenleaf, C., Chung, Y., & Guinan, D. (2002). A survey of US Atlanta and Nagano Olympians: Variables perceived to influence performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 73, 175-186.

US Atlanta Olympians and US Nagano Olympians were surveyed by rating how particular variables influenced their Olympic performances. The following were perceived to be of greatest influence:

Implication. These findings supported the conclusions of earlier works and published inventories about athlete experiences in sports. They suggest general emphases for mental skills development.

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